The 25th annual One World Media Awards took place on Tuesday 7th May at Kings Place in London.
2013 marked a big year for the One World Media Awards – the 25th edition of the annual Awards ceremony. Jon Snow kicked off the event with a talk on how the media industry had changed over the past quarter century and presented the Awards to a sell-out audience of journalists, filmmakers, development and NGO professionals.
Highlights included Sue Lloyd-Roberts winning the International Journalist of the Year Award for her reports from India, Egypt and Burma, a News Award win for 2012’s Journalist of the Year Jamal Osman for his unique report Somali Justice, and the first ever winner of the inaugural New Voice Award, BBC Persian’s Tahir Qadiry. The Special Award winner was Azerbaijani news broadcaster Objective TV, which focuses on documenting human rights abuses.